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3 day adventure

Make Chocolate at a Mayan community

3 day adventure

Make Chocolate at a Mayan community

Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Meet the origins of cacao and chocolate and create your own chocolate
Duration
3 days
Activity level
Moderate
Hosted in
English
Includes
Food, Drinks, Tickets, Transportation, Equipment
3 day adventure

Make Chocolate at a Mayan community

3 day adventure

Make Chocolate at a Mayan community

Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Meet the origins of cacao and chocolate and create your own chocolate
Duration
3 days
Activity level
Moderate
Hosted in
English
Includes
Food, Drinks, Tickets, Transportation, Equipment

What you'll do

This route will take us to know the origins of cacao in México at the Chontalpa region, in Tabasco. We will visit cacao producing communities, cacao plantations, chocolate factories and other interesting projects. We will sleep in an old cacao hacienda and visit Mayan pyramids, mangroves and traditional kitchens in different municipalities. The first day, we will arrive at Villahermosa and we will settle in the lodging, we will have a tasting of cacao drinks, we will visit the mangroves in the municipality of Paraíso and we will visit a project managed by women. On the second day, we will visit a cacao plantation and a chocolate factory where we will make a tasting of fine chocolates, then we will visit a live cacao museum to know the whole planting and harvesting process, we will finish with a barbecue of sea cuisine. On the third day we will visit the Mayan pyramids with a local guide and end the route with a traditional meal in the best place of Tabasco cuisine in the state.

Your itinerary

Your host

Learn more about Gerardo & Rodrigo

Gerardo & Rodrigo

We are founders of a mexican social enterprise specialized in sustainable travel and gastronomic experiences related to cacao, chocolate and other Mexican products, Ruta Origen. We take adventurous travelers to meet the real mexico, its culture and its flavors in different destinations in México, creating social impact and community develpoment trough sustainable tourism. We travel around the country to meet artisanal producers of cacao and to promote the responsible consumption of Mexican products. We carry out tastings and experiences and we bring information and products directly from producers in southern Mexico.

What's included

Accommodations
2 nights in a hostel
Food
3 lunches, 2 breakfasts, 2 dinners
Drinks
Soft drinks, water, coffee, beer
Tickets
Entrance fee
Transportation
3 car rides, 1 boat ride
Equipment
Creative supplies

Where you'll be

Guest safety

Every adventure follows industry guidelines. We partnered with the Adventure Travel Trade Association, expert leaders in adventure travel, to define best practices and standards for safety.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 15 and up can attend. The activity level for this adventure is moderate.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

It is important totake a suitcase with luggage for the whole route to the trip and a small backpack to carry personal items during the day. Bring cash to buy cacao, chocolate and other articles. The order and content of activities may vary.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Gerardo & Rodrigo
3 day adventure
Make Chocolate at a Mayan community
From $1,793/person
From $1,793/person